Symantec Corp. has announced the availability of its Mobile AntiVirus 4.0 for Windows Mobile, a software that automatically protects mobile devices from threats transmitted via e-mail and multimedia messaging service (MMS), downloaded from memory cards, the mobile network and Wi-Fi, transmitted by Bluetooth or beamed over infrared connections.
Symantec Mobile AntiVirus 4.0 for Windows Mobile uses Symantecís LiveUpdate Wireless service to automatically update threat protection signatures to ensure protection against new viruses, Trojans, and worms. Additionally, the centralized management feature enables administrators to configure, lock, and enforce security policies on the handset from a centralized console.
Symantec Mobile AntiVirus 4.0 for Windows Mobile is scheduled to be available on 17 November 2006 through Symantecís direct sales force, enterprise VAR channel, system integrators and select OEM partners.
Symantec also introduces a new Try/Buy license manager that allows organizations and individuals to evaluate the software before purchasing.